Death of Dominick Dunne

October 29, 1925 - August 26, 2009
New York, New York | Age 83

Best-selling author and journalist dies at 83.
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By POLLY ANDERSON, Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK --Author Dominick Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles," died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83.

Actor-director Griffin Dunne said in a statement released by Vanity Fair that his father had been battling bladder cancer for some time. But the cancer did not prevent Dunne from working and...

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